Fire Extinguisher Expiration – The Complete Guides

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Fire extinguisher expiration is an important aspect associated with fire extinguisher operation.

Sometimes, I still heard people asking this question, “How many years is a fire extinguisher good for? Does it have an expiry date?”

I know that this information will determine how long you will need to keep the existing fire extinguishers and how much budget you need to prepare when they get expired.

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Here Are the 3 Popular Removable Side Shields for Glasses

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Wearing safety glass is a must to protect your eyes from chemical splash or flying particles that may attack your eyes from the side.

However, your safety glass can only protect you completely if it has a side shield. If not, you have to provide removable side shields for glasses as your quick solution.

Don’t replace your safety glass even it has no side shield. You can use removable side shields to make it as perfect eye protection.

Using removable side shields for safety glass also gives flexibility since you can easily detach it when you don’t need to use it. [Continue reading…]

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Best Tips for Hydrostatic Pressure Test Safety

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In this post, I would like to bring you important safety tips. Hydrostatic pressure test safety. This topic is very important because you -as an owner of a project- might not be focused on it. Your contractor will handle it for you.

The hydrostatic pressure test is a common non-destructive test method used for testing piping and pressure vessel after its construction. This method is often preferable by the owner because of product consideration. [Continue reading…]

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What is Rupture Disc? 12 Facts You Should Know About

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Rupture disc, safety valve, and relief valve have the same functions. They protect process equipment, ISO tank containers, and machines from overpressure.

They act as protection devices – safety devices.

However, there is one significant difference between the rupture disc and the safety valve and relief valve.

What is the difference?

Rupture disc can be used only for one-time use. Once a pressure build-up is created in a piece of equipment or machine higher than its design pressure, it will burst.

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Grab These Inspiring Safety Motto Start “I Will” To Motivate People

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Are you familiar with this famous safety motto, “Safety starts with me”? This motto brings an important safety message. This means that safety should start from a “will” or from your own motivation.

It also means that someone who writes or reads this sentence shows a determination to do something, strong motivation, and courage as well as a probability of success.

Regardless of any safety motto or safety slogan topic you choose (lab safety slogans, industrial safety slogans, construction safety slogans, etc), try to use the safety motto start “I will” to grow internal motivation. [Continue reading…]

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The Reason Why You Must Have Wearable Carbon Monoxide Detector

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According to cdc.gov, during 2010-2015 there are 2,242 deaths caused by unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning.

The highest point in each year was in the winter season. OSHA released a warning to employers about this hazardous gas during the winter season.

Carbon monoxide poisoning can happen where ever you go: workplace, office, home, hotel, school, camping, in a car, and so on. [Continue reading…]

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Tips on How to Control Hazards of Static Electricity in the Chemical Industry

Talking about the hazards of static electricity in the chemical industry is like re-open my memory when I was facing such kind of incidents in the plant several years ago.

The accident happened when metallic-powder catalyst charging was being done from a wagon into a catalyst feeder with poor earth grounding and incomplete flammable gas substitution.

Static electric sparks were created and ignited flammable gas inside the catalyst feeder immediately. A fire occurred. [Continue reading…]

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Hazard Controls Hierarchy – How to Control Hazards Effectively

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The hazard control hierarchy provides a clear way on how to control hazards in the workplace effectively.

There are many kinds of safety hazards in the workplace; chemical hazards, biological hazards, ergonomic hazards, physical hazards, radiation hazards, and environmental hazards.

An accident may happen if these hazards are not controlled effectively.

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21 Chemical Plant Workplace Safety Topics for Meetings

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Do you usually have difficulty in getting safety meeting ideas? If you are facing this problem, this post hopefully can help you solve the problem.

The solution is to have a list of various workplace safety topics for meetings.

Talking the same topic in safety meetings will not only make you lose meeting members’ attention but it will also result in a poor-participation meeting.

In addition, having very limited workplace safety topics for meeting is also a problem. [Continue reading…]

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